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Fantasy Basketball Draft Rankings - The Top 50

Hey RotoBallers! With the NBA season fast approaching, our team has updated our 2019/2020 draft rankings. Today we are publishing our top 50 rankings, with some analysis from yours truly. Below is my analysis of the fantasy basketball rankings that us writers here at RotoBaller punched out for this NBA season. The rankings are courtesy... Read More

4 months ago

Fantasy Basketball Draft Rankings - 51-100

With the NBA season starting in less than a week, our team of writers here at RotoBaller recently released our updated 2019/2020 fantasy basketball draft rankings. Today I will be breaking down our staff's #51-100 ranked NBA players. In case you missed it, you can also click over and find part one of this article... Read More

4 months ago

Top 10 Rookies in NBA Re-Draft Leagues (Premium Content)

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard. Welcome to RotoBaller's premium draft kit! We're here to help you win big in fantasy basketball this season. As we get into draft season, here are a few rookies you can look at in your re-draft leagues.  There has been a lot of hype... Read More

PREMIUM 5 months ago

Top 10 Rookies in NBA Dynasty Leagues (Premium Content)

All other Premium Tools can be accessed on the premium dashboard. Welcome to RotoBaller's premium draft kit! We're here to help you win big in fantasy basketball this season. Unlike re-draft leagues, dynasty basketball often can require a player to patiently wait for their players to hit maximum value.   Top-10 Rookies For Dynasty 1.... Read More

PREMIUM 5 months ago

Fantasy Spin: 2019 NBA Mock Draft (Part 3)

Welcome to the final part of RotoBaller's 2019 NBA mock draft, where I'll be looking at the non-lottery part of the first round. Things get murkier here and paths to immediate NBA fantasy basketball impact get tough to judge, but there should still be some solid players in the mix who can help you in... Read More

8 months ago


Fantasy Spin: 2019 NBA Mock Draft (Part 2)

In the first part of this mock draft, I looked in depth at the (possible) top five picks in this year's NBA Draft. In this one, we'll look at the rest of this year's lottery, picks six through 14. These players don't have the same star power and high expectations that the top five picks... Read More

8 months ago

Fantasy Spin: 2019 NBA Mock Draft (Part 1)

Welcome back to RotoBaller's NBA coverage! The NBA Draft is almost here, so we're here to help you make sense of it and give you an early edge on your fantasy competitors for the 2019-2020 season. In addition to this mock draft, stick around RotoBaller after the draft to see our reactions to the picks... Read More

9 months ago

Change vs. Regression: Field Goal Percentage

One of the most common ways for a player to be overrated or underrated in their season-long stats is field goal percentage, and one of the biggest mistakes that people make when it comes to that stat is not correctly evaluating the reasoning behind an over or under-performance in a player's shooting. While most of... Read More

1 year ago

The Questions You SHOULD Be Asking This Early In The NBA Season

Most of the questions I've gotten since the season has started (and I've gotten a lot of questions) have been along the lines of "should I pick up ______?" or "should I trade _______ for _____?" I've given mostly the same response--that you can't really make those decisions without context and 3 games is really... Read More

1 year ago

Punting Category Rankings: Fantasy Basketball Top 100

Welcome fellow RotoBallers. For those of you still drafting your fantasy basketball teams, Trevor Crippen and Kent Shen have quite a treat for you today! Below you'll find their top 100 overall fantasy basketball rankings for punting categories - a new and unique format for draft rankings that we have never released in previous years.... Read More

1 year ago


Top 230 Rankings: Fantasy Basketball Head-to-Head (9 Category)

Welcome fellow RotoBallers. For those of you still drafting your teams, below you'll find our up to date top 230 overall player tiered rankings for head-to-head 9 category leagues. If you're new to fantasy basketball, this league type matches owners up in head-to-head matchups every week, with owners attempting to win in as many of... Read More

1 year ago

Top 150: Fantasy Basketball Roto Rankings for 2018-2019

Howdy fantasy basketball fans and fellow RotoBallers. Welcome back to another episode of our preseason rankings articles here at HQ. Below you'll find our top 150 overall player rankings for roto leagues. The NBA season is right around the corner, and RotoBaller continues to bring your our fantasy basketball rankings to help with your fantasy drafts.... Read More

1 year ago

Top 100-150: Fantasy Basketball Rankings for 2018-2019

With the fantasy basketball season just around the corner, RotoBaller has you covered with our experts' fantasy basketball rankings. We've put together a top-200 ranking to help you with your upcoming drafts. But that's not all! Our writers have taken the time to break down the various tiers of our rankings to ensure you have... Read More

1 year ago

Top 51-95: Fantasy Basketball Rankings for 2018-2019

With the fantasy basketball season just around the corner, RotoBaller has you covered with our experts' fantasy basketball rankings. We've put together a top-200 ranking to help you with your upcoming drafts. But that's not all! Our writers have taken the time to break down the various tiers of our rankings to ensure you have... Read More

1 year ago

Top 33-50: Fantasy Basketball Rankings for 2018-2019

With the fantasy basketball season just around the corner, RotoBaller has you covered with our experts' fantasy basketball rankings. We've put together a top-200 ranking to help you with your upcoming drafts. But that's not all! Our writers have taken the time to break down the various tiers of our rankings to ensure you have... Read More

1 year ago


Top 30: Fantasy Basketball Rankings for 2018-2019

EDIT: 10/12/2018 - 2:12 AM With the fantasy basketball season just around the corner, RotoBaller has you covered with our experts' fantasy basketball rankings. We've put together a top-200 ranking to help you with your upcoming drafts. But that's not all! Our writers have taken the time to break down the various tiers of our... Read More

1 year ago

A Fantasy Basketball H2H 9-Cat "Snake" Draft Walkthrough

What's good readers, we're now officially into October and draft season is in full swing. I hope y'all are excited as I am to put together some nice teams, trash talk your friends and add some hardware to your mantles. I just had my first draft of the season which is always the most exciting,... Read More

1 year ago

Overvalued Players in Yahoo's Fantasy Basketball Rankings

We all depend on fantasy sites' rankings. Some use them and them alone to measure a player's value and figure out when to target him in the draft. Others just consult them to see a point of view of others and compare them to their own. But the truth is, no matter how confident we... Read More

1 year ago

Undervalued Players on Yahoo's Fantasy Basketball Rankings

Every NBA season gives us a couple of diamonds in the rough. A few guys who are being slightly or heavily overlooked by most. Those are the guys who fall to us in the draft, kill their ADP and bring us that much closer to our top priority in life - winning our NBA fantasy... Read More

1 year ago

Fantasy Basketball Dynasty Rookie Rankings

With Summer League winding down, it's time to start thinking about how we rank this year's rookie class for the purposes of our fantasy basketball dynasty leagues. We've gotten to see most of these players on a basketball court and even though they haven't necessarily all played great because #ITISSUMMERLEAGUE, we do have enough information... Read More

2 years ago


Fantasy Spin: 2018 NBA Mock Draft (Part 3)

Once you get outside of the lottery, the NBA Draft becomes really hit or miss. In 2017, the 16 players picked in the first round after the lottery featured two guys who didn't play in the NBA last season, but it also produced useful fantasy players like Jarrett Allen and Kyle Kuzma. In part three... Read More

2 years ago

Fantasy Spin: 2018 NBA Mock Draft (Part 2)

In the first part of this mock draft, I looked in depth at the (possible) top five picks in this year's NBA Draft. In this one, we'll look at the rest of this year's lottery, picks six through 14. These players don't have the same star power and high expectations that the top five picks... Read More

2 years ago

Fantasy Spin: 2018 NBA Mock Draft (Part 1)

Welcome back to RotoBaller's basketball coverage. Did you enjoy the playoffs? The thrill of, uhhh, another Warriors/Cavaliers Finals? So excite! Much wow! Surprises! (Okay, I'm taking this lack of enthusiasm too far -- both conference finals were fun and exciting and a Chris Paul injury away from bringing us something very unexpected.) But now, with... Read More

2 years ago

Making Sense Of The Trade Deadline - Part 2

Last week we took a look at a few of the early deadline deals.  Now we'll take a look at the last minute deals that took place in the lead up to the NBA trade deadline. This year's busy trade deadline saw a flurry of moves. We'll only be looking at the moves that are... Read More

2 years ago

Making Sense Of The NBA Trade Deadline

We should have known better when we thought that things were a bit too quiet last week. The NBA has taught us again and again near the trade deadline that bombs can be dropped at any given moment and usually, it's in a way we don't expect. This was the case when it came to last... Read More

2 years ago


Fantasy Basketball Three-Man Weave: The Minutemen

While a player's minutes can substantially affect an individual's fantasy basketball value, it can also lead to a variety of negative outcomes as the season progresses. When DeMarcus Cousins fell to the New Orleans Pelicans home floor with just under 10 seconds left to play, what should have been a celebrated win over Houston was... Read More

2 years ago

What's Wrong with This NBA Star?

As we near the All-Star break, enough of the season has been played to take a critical eye on certain players who have not lived up to expectations. Today we're going to take a look at 3 guys who have greatly under-performed expectations, and try to decipher whether we have a buy-low opportunity or they're... Read More

2 years ago

Fantasy Basketball All-Star Starters: Eastern Conference

In light of the NBA All-Star game Starters being named we are going to look at the NBA Fantasy Basketball Starters from each conference. Today we are focusing on the Eastern Conference starters. The real life NBA Eastern Conference All-Stars are Kyrie Irving, DeMar DeRozan, LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo, and Joel Embiid. Are they also... Read More

2 years ago

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Three-Man Weave: Fantasy Basketball's Midseason Awards

While the All-Star game is still a few weeks away, every team in the NBA has reached the midway point of its season at 41 games. We're officially in the home stretch of the 2017-18 season. With that in mind, we dive into the numbers to announce the Most Valuable Player, Most Improved Player, and... Read More

2 years ago

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2020 Outfield Rankings - H2H Points Leagues

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Every season in MLB you can count on the fact that you will have breakout performances from players. Sometimes these breakout performances can be seen coming a mile away and sometimes they catch you entirely by surprise. Regardless of which type of breakout we see, you will almost always have to pay up for that... Read More


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